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TAU 2015

ACM International Workshop on Timing Issues in the Specification and Synthesis of Digital Systems

March 12-13, 2015 - Monterey, California
www.tauworkshop.com

TAU 2015 technical program [Mar 12] [Mar 13] [PDF]

Thursday, March 12, 2015

8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9 a.m. Opening Remarks

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. EDA 3.0: EDA As A Service [Keynote] (Chair: Igor Keller, Cadence)
Presenter: Leon Stok (IBM)

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Modeling and optimization (Chair: Florentin Dartu, TSMC)

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Lunch and social networking

2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Taming constraints, modes, and pessimism in timing (Chair: Tom Spyrou, Altera)

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Special Topic Session (Chair: Qiuyang Wu, Synopsys)

4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Break

4:45 p.m. – 6 p.m. Panel: Timing Analysis in a Mixed Signal World
Organizers: Ruben Molina (Cadence)
Panelists: Ben Farhat (Cadence), Chirayu Amin (Intel), Jacob Rael (Broadcom), Jim Sproch (Synopsys), Yaron Kretchmer (Qualcomm)

7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Reception

Friday, March 13, 2015

8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9 a.m. Opening Remarks

9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. TAU contest: Incremental Timing Analysis (Chair: Debjit Sinha, IBM)
Presenter: Jin Hu (IBM)

9:45 a.m. – 10 a.m. Break

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Variability and yield aware timing and noise analysis (Chair: Christian Lütkemeyer, Broadcom)

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and social networking

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Invited session: Challenges for STA in Advance Process Nodes (Chair: Vladimir Zolotov, IBM)

3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Panel: Timing constraints: Are they constraining designs or designers?
Organizer: Subramanyam Sripada (Synopsys)
Panelists: Ajay Daga (FishTail Design Automation), Sam Appleton (Ausdia), Qiuyang Wu (Synopsys), Krishna Panda (TI), Bruce Zahn (Intel), Tom Spyrou (Altera)

5:00 p.m. Closing remarks